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  • Help with lost program and discs

    Please can you help me. 87 year old silver surfer. Computer crashed and went back to factory reset. Have lost my Nero program and cant find disc/s. Bought Nero 2016 Platinum on 7.8.2016. Dave Todd

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  • How can I prevent my laptop from waking up?

    Alright - this is a pretty simple question but I'm not the best when it comes to computers. Usually, I put my laptop to sleep whenever I'm not using it. However, sometimes I accidentally bump my computer mouse or keyboard and it turns it back on. How can I prevent that from happening?

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  • Mysterious cord on Dell computer

    On my Dell computer, there's a cord coming from the back of the screen one is long and has the blue thing you screw in to the box and the other is a short one with a round end. What does it go to?

    Kimneedshelp5 pointsBadges:
  • How often do you go online on a computer (desktop, laptop, netbook, or tablet)?

    How often do you go online on a computer (desktop, laptop, netbook, or tablet)? This includes access to the Internet from home, work, or elsewhere. This includes access to the Internet from home.

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  • How to prevent the battery of an idle laptop from damaging?

    I got a laptop almost a week ago. It's Dell i7, generation 7. I used it twice but I'm not going to use it again for 6-7 months. Will its battery be damaged? What can be done to prevent this from happening? Or if using it, once in a while, is necessary then how often should I use it?

    WaqarSarfraz5 pointsBadges:
  • Download speed is extremely slow on computer

    So, it all started when after a 2 months worth of not using my computer (that I built my self) I come back and start playing video games again. I notice that my download speed is extremely slow compared to what I used to get. I have tried everything to fix this problem. At first I thought it was my...

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  • Which GPU should I choose for my PC?

    What is the best upgrade for my PC? I have: -AMD a10-7860k -8.00GB of DDR3 Ram -Integrated radeon r7 1gb -1tb HDD. I am thinking of upgrading my graphics card but I am having trouble choosing which one. My budget is $175. Please help me choose which GPU.

    LukeSalonga5 pointsBadges:
  • MDE unresponsive when booting Dell 3040

    When booting Dell 3040's encrypted with MDE and using HDMI to DVI and HDMI connected dual monitors, the mouse will be unresponsive in 5 seconds from seeing the MDE authentication screen. Have updated the BIOS. Has anyone seen this happen and is there a resolution? Thank you for your help!

    mmonnin15 pointsBadges:
  • How to fix Epson Workforce error message 0x97

    I keep getting this error message on my Epson Workforce printer: 0x97. And it tells me to turn the power off and then back on. I do that but I get the message again. Anyone seen this error before that can help me?

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  • Stop print job on Epson printer

    How can I stop a print job on a Epson printer?

    flemmer5 pointsBadges:
  • Keep losing signal on wireless printers

    I have two printers - one is a HP and the other one is a Epson. After a few hours, both keep saying that they're not available for printing because the signal keeps dying. I have to restart the printers each time. This is happening just to the printers, not my machines.

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  • Wi-Fi connected and no internet on Dell laptop

    Hello, I have a wireless Dell laptop, and it will say I am connected to the Wi-Fi, however I have no internet connection. Can you please help

    charann5 pointsBadges:
  • External Hard Drive for Windows 7 Pro Dell laptop

    I have a Dell Laptop XPSL702X running Windows 7 Pro. What's a good compatible, reasonably priced External Hard Drive (except Seagate) Thanks!

    KBDesign25 pointsBadges:
  • Epson printer will not print: Went offline

    I have a Epson printer and it has been working fine. However, it now says it went offline and will no longer print. I reset the router and Wi-Fi on the printer but no luck so far. Is there anything else I can look at? Thank you.

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  • Computer will not boot up after UEFI backup

    So I've run into the most obvious issue in the tech world: My computer won't boot up. The UEFI was stuck when I was backing up the PC so I tried to reboot it. Now, nothing is turning on. Nothing works. What can I do?

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  • Dell Laptop BIOS password reset

    How to reset the Dell laptop BIOS password?

    Asbinita5 pointsBadges:
  • How to reboot my computer

    How do I reboot my computer?

    Acappelli5 pointsBadges:
  • USB ports stay powered up on laptop

    I have a Dell laptop that's running Windows 10. Put when I power it down, the USB ports stay powered (don't power off). This never happened until I upgraded to Windows 10. Is this a BIOS issue?

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  • Computer does not recognize Epson NX420

    My computer OS is Linux Mint; it recognizes my printer but not the scanner. Why?

    Clark19365 pointsBadges:
  • Computer is beeping on startup

    Suddenly, computer is beeping 3 beeps on startup. RAM works properly on another identical PC. I tried all 4 slots on the board. I tried cleaning the ports. I used another RAM. Whatever I do its still the same problem. Anyone experience that problem? Is that a board problem?

    roypps5 pointsBadges:

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